maharashtra rains update, rains increased in mumbai, palghar; Two thousand boats still at sea – imd predicts extremely heavy rains from Monday in mumbai, thane palghar

maharashtra rains update, rains increased in mumbai, palghar;  Two thousand boats still at sea – imd predicts extremely heavy rains from Monday in mumbai, thane palghar

Concerns for the family

Mr. Ta. Press Office, Palghar: According to the warning issued by the Regional Meteorological Department, strong winds started in Palghar district from Sunday evening. Heavy rain also continued throughout the day on Monday. Although the June-July fishing ban has ended, dangerous conditions such as sea storms and storm surges are still present. In such a situation, the fishermen of the district have at their disposal two thousand boats which have set sail since August 1st. As a result, an atmosphere of anxiety has spread in the homes of these fishermen.

The Regional Meteorological Center in Mumbai had warned of heavy rains with wind speed of 65 km/h in Palghar district from August 7 to 11. As a result, heavy rains and winds continued to prevail on the coast for the second day in a row on Monday. Dinesh Patil, co-commissioner of the Palghar Fisheries Department, informed that a warning has been issued to fishermen’s organizations as storm-like conditions will occur in the sea. However, despite this warning, around one and a half thousand District boats are still at sea. These boats are from Palghar, Vasai, Dahanu, Talasari talukas.

Some fishermen have said that even in these dangerous conditions, these boats are stationed at sea because they cannot afford to go out to sea for eight to ten hours from the coast to fish and return to land without fishing due to high prices. . of diesel and workers’ wages. Fisherman Vilas Patil expressed concern that if the boat loaned out to fish for the first round of the season did not get any fish, where would they get the money for diesel, ice and worker wages for the next round.

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IndianLekhak Editor

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